NSA Chief Hedges on Future of Phone Surveillance Dragnet
Amidst huge technical problems with the latest iteration of its domestic post-9/11 activity, the NSA’s director isn’t committing to its renewal.
NSA Coder Sent to Prison for Massive Security Fail
A mysterious hacker clan. A controversial Russian cybersecurity firm. A top-secret developer with sticky fingers. They all came together in a case that met its climax Tuesday.
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Nunes Messed With NSA’s Most Cherished Surveillance
Usually, Republicans on the intelligence committee are more than happy to OK the Deep State’s spying powers. But these are not usual times.
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Ransomware Ripping Through Russia Uses Stolen NSA Code
‘Bad Rabbit’ hit media organizations and other targets this week and utilizes an exploit revealed by the U.S. losing control of its hacking tools.
Elite Hackers: Stealing NSA Secrets Is ‘Child’s Play’
America’s eavesdropping agency has a massive problem, former operators say: It’s alarmingly easy to walk out with classified data.
SPY VS. SPY VS. SPY?
The Murky World of Spies Hacking Other Spies
Researchers tracking a Russian hacker group’s control center found a speck of pixels from China that were piggybacking their own infiltration. And then things got even weirder.
ICE Agents Get an Explainer on NSA Surveillance
‘The document strongly suggests that private information obtained using the government’s secret spying tools is bleeding into certain ICE investigations,’ an ACLU lawyer says.